Archaeology in Nigeria. As a matter of fact the British colonialists had also found ten step
pyramids in the area of Nsukka, each the size of a single storeyed building, when they first
arrived in Igbo land!13 Certainly it was not an accident of History, but a well orchestrated plot
aimed at extinguishing Igbo links with Egyptian civilization, that the pyramids which were
located in the village of Abaja in Nsude town, near Nsukka in Northern Nigeria disappeared
without a trace and without any official entry being made of them in any archive or historical
record by the otherwise very meticulous British anthropologists, colonialists and missionaries. 14
Since the discovery of the Nsude pyramids, black and Afro-centric scholars all over the world
have seen them as the long sought-after missing link to a Black African origin of Egyptian
Returning to the issue of the Indian Snake Science writing taught by Thoth to the
Phoenicians, we conducted a comprehensive study of the Igbo Ukwu inscriptions in our third
book The Lost Testament of the Ancestors of Adam – Unearthing Heliopolis/Igbo-Ukwu – The
Celestial City of the Gods of Egypt and India. What we found, as recorded in The Lost Testament
was that Igbo Ukwu was indeed a lost city of mythology. Our comparative analysis of Igbo
Ukwu inscriptions with those of most ancient Middle Eastern languages easily revealed very
close links, so much so that one is tempted to conclude that Igbo Ukwu might have been the
mother of these other writing systems.15 The obvious question was, who taught whom?
To answer this question was also to ask, who was the creator of the lost civilization and
13 See plate 1
14 Read all about the Nsude step-pyramids photographed by British anthropologist G. I. Jones Online and in the Bournemouth University Archives; also in our new book, The Lost Testament of the Ancestors of Adam, 2010.
15 See plate 2, this diagram was constructed using writing systems recorded in I.J.Gelb, A Study of Writing, 1963.